08:15 GMT - "Pleasant and humble" - Malaysian newspaper, the New Straits Times, describes the missing plane's pilot, Zaharie Ahmad Shah, 53, as a "pleasant and humble man", quoting another pilot who used to fly with Zaharie in the 1980s. Malaysia Airlines has said Zaharie, a Malaysian, joined the carrier in 1981 and had accumulated 18,365 flying hours. His co-pilot, Fariq Abdul Hamid, also from Malaysia and aged 27, joined in 2007 and had 2,763 flying hours. "The aircraft had a clipped wing tip.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Military radar indicates that the missing Boeing 777 jet turned back before vanishing, Malaysia's air force chief said Sunday as authorities were investigating up to four passengers with suspicious identifications who may have boarded the flight.